Assessing household financial positions in Asia

IFC Bulletin No 40
November 2015

Proceedings of the Kuala Lumpur Satellite meeting at the ISI Regional Statistics Conference on "Is the household sector in Asia overleveraged: what do the data say?", 15 November 2014.

Overview of the IFC satellite meeting

Opening remarks

Session 1: How good are data on household balance sheets?

Session 2: How reliable are data on housing prices and wealth?

Session 3: How do we measure household financial soundness and assess the impact of house prices?

Session 4: What do we know about the distribution of household balance sheet positions?

Session 5: How can we use household balance sheet and housing data for policy formulation and assessment of risks to financial stability?